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  • Yodosha Co., Ltd. 羊土社

    Address:2-5-1 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0052

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    Yodosha is a publisher of books on the life sciences and medicine, contributing to the advancement of science and health since 1979. The company launched the life science monthly Jikken igaku (Experimental Medicine) in 1983. With over 500 issues published to date, the magazine has earned the trust of life science researchers throughout Japan. Yodosha also publishes a variety of textbooks, lab manuals, reference books, and scientific essays targeted at students and young scientists.

    In 1999 the publisher launched Rejidento noto (Resident Notes), a monthly for medical interns. The magazine offers liberally illustrated articles on the craft of medicine, filled with practical information and helpful tips for interns in their daily examination and treatment of patients. The company also publishes an innovative selection of diagnostic aids and manuals for this same readership.

    In an era when the fields of life science and medicine, so crucial to human welfare, are receiving heightened attention all over the world, Yodosha is using its established position in these fields to deliver accurate and reliable information to its readers.

  • Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd. 有斐閣

    Address:2-17 Kanda Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051

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    Founded in 1877, Yuhikaku Publishing Co. counts itself among the oldest publishers in Japan. From the beginning the company was a publisher of academic books, with an emphasis on law titles. In the years since, it has continued to regard specialists in the social sciences and humanities as its primary readership, with works on law, economics, and sociology as its mainstays. In this era of digitization, the company also actively engages with new technologies to provide on-demand printing of titles that are otherwise difficult to keep in print, and to offer electronic editions of periodicals and such works as Roppo zensho (A Compendium of Laws) on DVD or via other digital media.

    With the publication of books that contribute to the creation of new knowledge as its declared mission, Yuhikaku strives always to maintain an accurate measure of trends at the highest levels of both scholarship and practice. The company draws on its long history as well as a spirit of innovation as it responds to the needs of the times with publications spanning the social sciences and humanities.